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HISTORY PLAY joins Amazon Prime Video Channels

May 2, 2019

Amazon has added HISTORY PLAY to its line-up of Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria, bringing customers for the first time access to A+E Networks’ popular documentaries and factual series with an on-demand subscription. Prime members ca gnain access to HISTORY PLAY with an add on subscription of £3.99/€3.99 per month, with a 7-day/14-day free trial.  

“We’re thrilled to now offer Prime members in the UK, Germany and Austria access to a wide-range of popular documentaries and series for the first time with A+E’s on-demand subscription service, HISTORY PLAY, through Prime Video Channels,” said Julian Monaghan, European MD of Channels at Amazon Prime Video. “HISTORY PLAY adds an incredible line up of ground-breaking stories across different areas of history, to the wide selection of entertainment we offer customers through Prime Video Channels in the UK, Germany and Austria.”

Dean Possenniskie, Managing Director, A+E Networks EMEA, added: “Launching HISTORY PLAY is a great opportunity to share our quality content with new audiences through Prime Video Channels.  With our mix of UK talent-led commissions and our best-in-class factual programming from around the world, HISTORY PLAY will present a unique offering to Prime members.”

At launch HISTORY PLAY will offer UK Prime members shows including WW2 Treasure Hunters – featuring Madness front man Suggs who teams up with leading detectorist Stephen Taylor as they unearth secrets from the Second World War; Hunting Hitler –  where a crack squad of experts search for the truth; and The Curse of Oak Island a dedicated mission to discover buried treasures.


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